Boundary Commission

Certification: 226
Ahupua`a Kahua
District: Lahaina
Island Maui
Ownership: Pioneer Mill Co.
Misc:
Year: 1927
Statistics: 36498 characters 5839 words
Kahua 1 Ahupuaa (Portions), Lahaina District, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Maui, Volume 3, No. 2, pp. 305-323

Before the Commissioner of Boundaries in and for the Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

In the Matter of the Application of the Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, for the Settlement and Certification of the Boundaries of Portions of the Ahupuaa of Kahua 1, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.

Commissioner: Daniel H. Case

Under date of August 17th, 1926, the Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, an Hawaiian Corporation, filed before the undersigned, as Commissioner of Boundaries for the Second Judicial Circuit, its application for the settlement and certification of the boundaries of Portions of the Ahupuaa of Kahua 1, situate in Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.

This application, and the Exhibits ´A´ and ´C´ attached to and filed with it, were and are in words and figures as follows:

That your petitioner is a corporation duly organized and existing under the laws of the Territory of Hawaii with its principal place of business in Lahaina, Island of Maui, Territory of Hawaii;

That in and by Land Commission Award Number 7582 to Eseta Kipa, the Board of Commissioners to Quiet Land Titles under and by virtue of law did award to Eseta Kipa the above named land by name only and without survey;

That the outer boundaries of the said land have not [page 306] at any time heretofore been settled, determined or certified by any judicial tribunal;

That your petitioner is the successor in title and interest to the said Kipa and the owner of said
land and as such owner desires to have the boundaries thereof described by survey, determined and certified;

That attached hereto and made a part hereof and marked Exhibit "A" is a description by metes and bounds of the outer boundaries of the portions of the Ahupuaa of Kahua 1, Lahaina, Maui, Land Commission Award Number 7582 to Eseta Kipa, herein sought to be determined and certified;

That the said description so set forth in said Exhibit "A" of the boundaries as claimed by your petitioner is by a true azimuth survey and is connected by co-ordinates to the Government Survey Triangulation System;

Attached to this application and made a part hereof is a map or tracing marked Exhibit "B" showing all natural topographical features; permanent or otherwise, marked along said boundary lines, the bearings and distances of each course given in the description of survey and such other data from field notes as will make it practicable to re-establish any boundary mark or point that may become lost or destroyed;

That attached hereto, marked Exhibit "C" and made a part hereof is a statement showing the names of the lands adjoining the said portions of the Ahupuaa of Kahua 1, the boundaries of which are herein sought to be determined and certified, also the names wherever known of the owners of said lands;

Wherefore your petitioner prays that upon receipt of this application you notify this applicant, also the ownersof all lands adjoining the said portions of the Ahupuaa of Kahua [page 307] 1, the boundaries of which are sought to be determined and certified of the date when you will be prepared to hear this application and that you [page 291] do give proper legal notice of the date and place of hearing" of this application and after hearing you do decide, settle, determine and certify the boundaries of said portions of the Ahupuaa of Kahua 1.
Dated at Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, this 12th day of August, 1926.
Pioneer Mill Company, Limited
By (Signed) J.M. Dowsett, Its President
and (Signed) S.M. LOWREY, Its Treasurer
Seal

Territory of Hawaii City and County of Honolulu, ss.

S.M. Lowrey, being first duly sworn on oath deposes and says: that he is Treasurer of Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, petitioner herein and as such is authorized to make and makes this verification on its behalf; that he has read the foregoing petition, knows the contents thereof and the same are true.
(Signed) S.M. Lowrey

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 12th day of August, 1926.
(Signed) T. Y. Alina
Notary Public, First Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.
Seal

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Exhibit "A"

Descriptions of Portions of the Ahupuaa of Kuhua 1, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, Land Commission Award 7582 to Eseta Kipa

Part 1

Beginning at a concrete post marked [triangle with dot in it] on the mauka side of Wainee Street at the west corner of a portion of Kuhua 2,
Land Commission Award 7716, Apana 10, to R. Keelikolani, the co-ordinates of said concrete post referred to the Laina Triangulation Station being 6200.7 feet South and 3977.6 feet West and running by true azimuths:

1. 328° 01' 30.8 feet along mauka side of Wainee St.
2. 57° 00' 338.2 feet across Wainee St. and along Land Commission Award 303, Apana 2, to Kuakamauna and Land Commission Award 11148, Apana 3, to Hale in Kuhua 2;
3. 49° 50' 128 feet along portion of Kuhua 2, Land Commission Award 7716, Apana 10, R. Keelikolani;
4. 47° 00' 395 feet along Land Commission Award 638, Apana 2, to Imiwali, and across Land Commission Award 143 to R. Reed and Front Street to the sea at high water mark;
5. 42° 10' 289 feet along the sea at high water mark;
6. 230° 00' 210 feet across Front Street and along Land Commission Award 10789 to Piianaia;
7. 224° 00´ 150 feet along Kuhua Iki;
8. 153° 00' 17 feet along same;
9. 226° 00´ 32 feet along same;
10. 159° 00' 13 feet along same;
11. 235° 45' 200 feet along same;
12. 232° 45' 281.9 feet along Land Commission Award 8849 to K. Coles and Land Commission Award 11150, Apana 2, to Keone;
13. 320° 30' 168.5 feet along Land Commission Award 11033 to G. Shaw and Maumahina [sic Maunahina] in Kuholilea 1;
14. 244° 40' 69 feet along same;
15. 228° 30' 66 feet along same;
16. 223° 30' 143 feet along same;
17. 232°25' 265 feet along same;
18. 329° 00' 11 feet along Grant 1875 to George Shaw in Kuholilea 1;
19. 227° 00' 94 feet along same;
20. 228° 30' 132 feet along same;
21. 237° 50' 117 feet along same;
22. 258° 30' 55 feet along same to a point 188° 00' 154 feet from a concrete post marked "W" at the north corner of a portion of Kuhua 2, Land Commission Award 7716, Apana 10, to R. Keelikolani;
23. 161° 15' 113 feet along same;
24. 59° 30' 66 feet along same;
25. 154° 30' 15 feet along same;
26. 239° 00' 103 feet along same;
27. 229° 30´ 159 feet along same;
28. 156° 50' 56 feet along same;
29. 262° 00' 107 feet along Land Commission Award 7762 to Kaninaualii in Aupokopoko;
30. 168° 50' 59 feet along same;
31. 233° 50' 384 feet along stream, Grant 1891, Apana 7, to D. Baldwin in Moalii;
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32. 231° 30' 79 feet along Grant 1891, Apana 7;
33. 143° 00' 32” feet along same;
34. 251° 50' 29 feet along Land Commission Award 6424, Apana 1 to Kanehaewaa in Moalii;
35. 258° 30' 73 feet along Land Commission Award 3702, & 6659, Apana 2, to D. Malo in Moalii;
36. 272° 00'79 feet along same;
37. 290° 45' 236.5 feet along Land Commission Award 312, Apana 1, to Keaweiwi in Moalii;
38. 246° 30' 157 feet along same;
39. 237° 40´ 99 feet along Grant 2998 to Wm. Ap. Jones in Moalii;.
40. 212° 45' 69 feet along same;
41. 222° 40' 58 feet same to a point 2° 35' 219.9 feet, from a concrete post marked [triangle with dot in it] at the north corner of Grant 2998;
42. 359° 30' 133.3 feet along Aki, Land Commission Award 7713, Apana 25, to V. Kamamalu;
43. 53° 20' 321 feet along Moanui;
44. 42° 30' 256 feet along Land Commission Award 312, Apana3, to T. Keaweiwi in Aki;
45. 58° 00' 103 feet along Land Commission Award 11148, Apana 1, to Hale and Land Commission Award 6781 to Hihio in Kuhua 3;
46. 101° 20´ 51 feet along Land Commission Award 1148, Apana 2, to Hale in Kuhua 2;
47. 61° 50' 110 feet along same;
48. 115° 00' 31.6 feet along same;
49. 57° 40' 503 feet along Kuhua 2;
50. 52° 32' 420.7 feet along same; at 179 feet passing over concrete post marked "W";
51. 53° 00' 203 feet along same;
52. 49° 10' 184 feet along same;
53. 55° 20´ 161 feet along same;
54. 52° 00' 52 feet along same to the point of beginning and
containing an area of 17.50 acres, inclusive of kuleanas.

Part 2
Upland

Beginning at the west corner of this, adjoining the lands, of Wahikuli and Hanakaoo, at a point whose co-ordinates referred to the Laina Triangulation Station are 10054.0 feet North and 3063.5 feet East, and running by true azimuths:

1. 251° 55' 1233 feet along land of Hanakaoo, Land Commission Award 7715, Apana 1 to Lot Kamehameha;
2. 274° 00' 2349 feet along same;
3. 292° 45' 1194 feet along same;
4. 312° 30´ 1180 feet along same;
5. 103° 30' 480 feet along land of Kapunakea 2, Apana 16 of Land Commission Award 11216 to M. Kekauonohi;
6. 120° 00´ 1011 feet along same;
7. 90° 30' 1041 feet along same;
8. 29° 04' 335.5 feet along same;
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9. 101° 56´ 30” 2516.4 feet along land of Wahikuli;
10. 111° 15´ 513.2 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Area 70.7 Acres.

Part 3
In Kahoma Valley

Beginning at the northeast corner of Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 1001 to Keaweluaole, at a point whose co-ordinates referred to the Laina Triangulation Station are 268.9 feet North and 4606.5 feet East, and running by true azimuths:

1. 44° 00´ 62 feet along Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 1001 to Keaweluaole in Paunau;
2. 70° 00´ 110 feet along same to edge of stream;
3. Northwesterly along the Kahoma Stream, the direct azimuth and distance being 111° 31´ 407 feet;
4. 251° 10' 80 feet along Kuholilea 4, Apana 26, of Land Commission Award 8559B to W.C. Lunalilo;
5. 279° 00´ 137 feet along Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 10431 to Hipoa in Kuholilea 4;
6. 272° 00´ 89 feet along same;
7. 284° 25´ 113.3 feet along same;
8. 277° 00´ 50 feet along same;
9. 324° 00´ 44 feet along same;
10. 268° 00´ 40 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Area 1.00 Acres, a little more or less.

Compiled by A.C. Alexander.
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
Nov. 1925

Exhibit "C"
Ownerships – Portions of Kuhua 1 and Adjoining Lands

Konohiki Land: Owner - Pioneer Mill Co. Ltd.,

Included Kuleanas: All owned by Pioneer Mill Co. Ltd.,

Adjoining Lands:
Kuhua Iki, Crown Land (?). Owner Territory of Hawaii.

Kuholilea 1, Mauka one half. Government Land, Grant 1875 George Shaw. Owner: Pioneer Mill Co. Ltd., Makai one-half [page 311]
Land Commission Award 1103 George Shaw and Maunahina. Owners: heirs of Chas. B. Cockett as follows:
Mrs. Chas. B. Cockett, Lahaina, Maui.
Robert C. Cockett, Lanai City, Lahaina.
Albert J. Cockett, Honokahau, Maui.
Thomas Cockett, Fred Waldron, Ltd., Honolulu.
Edward H. Cockett, Kahului, Maui.
Chas. W. Cockett, care Thos. Cockett, Honolulu.
Angeline Iseke (Mrs. Jos. J,), 926 Hala Drive, Honolulu.
Christobel Pate (Mrs. W. A.), 933 Punahou St., Honolulu.
Harriet N. Cockett, Office ....

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.... , distance should be 141 instead of 137;
course 22, correct 106° 45´ 22.0 ft. to 91° 45´ 21.0 ft;
course 36, correct 1225 ft. to 1255 ft; Part 2, course 27, correct distance to 92 ft. instead of 100 ft;
Map: Adjust to conform with description;

Kahua 1 (Nui) Portions
Descriptions: part 1, course 30, correct to 59 ft. instead of 60 ft;
course 42, correct to 133.3 ft. instead of 134.4 ft.;
Part 2, correct coordinates from 16126.6 ft. to 10054.0 ft; and 3826.6 ft. to 3063.5 ft;
Part 3, course 10, distance should be 40 ft. Instead of 44 ft;
Map: Correct distances and coordinates to conform with description;
Correct Land Commission Award 1103 to Shaw & Maunahina to Land Commission Award 11033;

Panaewa (Portions)
Descriptions OK;
Map: OK;

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Puaa Nui
Description: OK;
Map: Part 2, correct Land Commission Award 3642 to Kalua to Land Commission Award 3542 to Kalua;
Kahoma Stream to be corrected to Kauaula Stream;
Coordinates to be corrected from S. W. to S. E.

Puou (Portions)
Description: Part 1, to be adjusted to conform with Boundary Certificates of Paunau recently issued by Boundary Commissioner; (as discussed with H. E. Newton, of Territorial Survey Dept. and A.C. Alexander;)
Map: To be amended to conform adjustment in description; 0

Puunoa 1 (Portions)
Description: OK;
Map: Correct Land Commission Award477-I to Land Commission Award 477F to Keliipio;

Puunoa 3 (Portions)
Description: OK;
Map: Part 1, correct azimuth of 59° 50' 511 ft. to 59° 10' 511 ft;
Part 2, correct azimuth of 343° 30' 170 ft. to 343° 00´ 170 ft;

North Uhao
Description: OK;
Map: OK;

Makila
Description: Part 2, course 24, correct Land Commission Award 6501 to Apaa to Land Commission Award 6507;
Correct area 58.5 ac. instead of 66 ac;
Map: Area on map to be corrected as above;

Puunau Iki
Description: OK;
Map: Part 1, correct spelling Halkaa to Halakaa; Insert letter ´d´ in word boundaries;

The above matter was taken up by your Mr. Alexander of the Land Department, with our Mr. Newton, the Deputy Surveyor, and if the changes meet with our approval please inform us to this effect.
Very respectfully, (Signed) Walter E. Wall, Surveyor,
Territory of Hawaii.
Puou: We note changes desired since completion of above report which are as follows:
Part 1, course 1, change 423.2 ft. to 406.5 ft; also strike out ´to a concrete post marked[triangle]´;
course 2, change to 317° 05' 71.0 ft´;
Area, change 0.75 to 0.74 Acre;
Map: Change and make above corrections”

[page 319]
The proposed modifications being acceptable to the applicant, and all parties interested, were noted on the several maps, in ink; the Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, asking that the boundaries be settled as so modified.

Commissioner: In the matter of the application of the Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, for a certificate for the settlement of Portions of the Ahupuaa of Kahua 1, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, the Commissioner finds that the boundaries as claimed by the applicant, as slightly modified by the Territory, and which modifications have been noted on the maps, are the true boundaries of the lands whose boundaries are sought to be determined, and certificate will be signed accordingly.

[page 320]
Certificate of Boundaries No. 226. Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

Portions of Ahupuaa of Kahua 1, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.
Land Commission Award 7582 to Eseta Kipa

Boundary Commission, Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.

In the Matter of the Settlement of the Boundaries of Portions of the Ahupuaa of Kahua 1, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii.

An application to decide and certify the boundaries of Portions of the Ahupuaa of Kahua 1, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, having been filed with me on the 17th day of August, 1926, by Pioneer Mill Company, Limited, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 42 of the revised Laws of Hawaii, 1925, relating to the settlement of boundaries.

Now therefore, due notice of the time and place of hearing having been given, and all testimony offered in reference to the said boundaries having been duly received, and heard, and no person having appeared in objection thereto, (as more fully appears in the records of the Boundary Commission of the Second Judicial Circuit, Territory of. Hawaii, in Boundary Commissioner´s Book No. 3, Pages 305 to 319, inclusive), in accordance with the decision then rendered, I find and certifythe true and lawful boundaries of Portions of the Ahupuaa of Kahua 1, Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, to be as follows:

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Part 1

Beginning at a concrete post marked [triangle with dot in it] on the mauka side of Wainee Street at the west corner of a portion of Kuhua 2, Land Commission Award 7716, Apana 10, to R. Keelikolani, the co-ordinates of said concrete post referred to the Laina Triangulation Station being 6200.7 feet South and 3977.6 feet West and running by true azimuths:

1. 328° 01' 30.8 feet along mauka side of Wainee St.
2. 57° 00' 338.2 feet across Wainee St. and along Land Commission Award 303, Apana 2, to Kuakamauna and Land Commission Award 11148, Apana 3, to Hale in Kuhua 2;
3. 49° 50' 128 feet along portion of Kuhua 2, Land Commission Award 7716, Apana 10, R. Keelikolani;
4. 47° 00' 395 feet along Land Commission Award 638, Apana 2, to Imiwali, and across Land Commission Award 143 to R. Reed and Front Street to the sea at high water mark;
5. 142° 10' 289 feet along the sea at high water mark;
6. 230° 00' 210 feet across Front Street and along Land Commission Award 10789 to Piianaia;
7. 224° 00´ 150 feet along Kuhua Iki;
8. 153° 00' 17 feet along same;
9. 226° 00´ 32 feet along same;
10. 159° 00' 13 feet along same;
11. 235° 45' 200 feet along same;
12. 232° 45' 281.9 feet along Land Commission Award 8849 to K. Coles and Land Commission Award 11150, Apana 2, to Keone;
13. 320° 30' 168.5 feet along Land Commission Award 11033 to G. Shaw and Maumahina [sic Maunahina] in Kuholilea 1;
14. 244° 40' 69 feet along same;
15. 228° 30' 66 feet along same;
16. 223° 30' 143 feet along same;
17. 232°25' 265 feet along same;
18. 329° 00' 11 feet along Grant 1875 to George Shaw in Kuholilea 1;
19. 227° 00' 94 feet along same;
20. 228° 30' 132 feet along same;
21. 237° 50' 117 feet along same;
22. 258° 30' 55 feet along same to a point 188° 00' 154 feet from a concrete post marked "W" at the north corner of a portion of Kuhua 2, Land Commission Award 7716, Apana 10, to R. Keelikolani;
23. 161° 15' 113 feet along same;
24. 59° 30' 66 feet along same;
25. 154° 30' 15 feet along same;
26. 239° 00' 103 feet along same;
27. 229° 30´ 159 feet along same;
28. 156° 50' 56 feet along same;
29. 262° 00' 107 feet along Land Commission Award 7762 to Kaninaualii in Aupokopoko;
30. 168° 50' 59 feet along same;
31. 233° 50' 384 feet along stream, Grant 1891, Apana 7, to D. Baldwin in Moalii;
32. 231° 30' 79 feet along Grant 1891, Apana 7;
33. 143° 00' 32” feet along same;
34. 251° 50' 29 feet along Land Commission Award 6424, Apana 1 to Kanehaewaa in Moalii;
35. 258° 30' 73 feet along Land Commission Award 3702, & 6659, Apana 2, to D. Malo in Moalii;
36. 272° 00'79 feet along same;
37. 290° 45' 236.5 feet along Land Commission Award 312, Apana 1, to Keaweiwi in Moalii;
38. 246° 30' 157 feet along same;
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39. 237° 40´ 99 feet along Grant 2998 to Wm. Ap. Jones in Moalii;.
40. 212° 45' 69 feet along same;
41. 222° 40' 58 feet same to a point 2° 35' 219.9 feet, from a concrete post marked [triangle with dot in it] at the north corner of Grant 2998;
42. 359° 30' 133.3 feet along Aki, Land Commission Award 7713, Apana 25, to V. Kamamalu;.
43. 53° 20' 321 feet along Moanui;
44. 42° 30' 256 feet along Land Commission Award 312, Apana3, to T. Keaweiwi in Aki;
45. 58° 00' 103 feet along Land Commission Award 11148, Apana 1, to Hale and Land Commission Award 6781 to Hihio in Kuhua 3;
46. 101° 20´ 51 feet along Land Commission Award 1148, Apana 2, to Hale in Kuhua 2;
47. 61° 50' 110 feet along same;
48. 115° 00' 31.6 feet along same;
49. 57° 40' 503 feet along Kuhua 2;
50. 52° 32' 420.7 feet along same; at 179 feet passing over concrete post marked "W";
51. 53° 00' 203 feet along same;
52. 49° 10' 184 feet along same;
53. 55° 20´ 161 feet along same;
54. 52° 00' 52 feet along same to the point of beginning and
containing an area of 17.50 acres, inclusive of kuleanas.

Part 2
Upland

Beginning at the west corner of this, adjoining the lands, of Wahikuli and Hanakaoo, at a point whose co-ordinates referred to the Laina Triangulation Station are 10054.0 feet north and 3063.5 feet east, and running by true azimuths:

1. 251° 55' 1233 feet along land of Hanakaoo, Land Commission Award 7715, Apana 1 to Lot Kamehameha;
2. 274° 00' 2349 feet along same;
3. 292° 45' 1194 feet along same;
4. 312° 30´ 1180 feet along same;
5. 103° 30' 480 feet along land of Kapunakea 2, Apana 16 of Land Commission Award 11216 to M. Kekauonohi;
6. 120° 00´ 1011 feet along same;
7. 90° 30' 1041 feet along same;
8. 29° 04' 335.5 feet along same;
9. 101° 56´ 30” 2516.4 feet along land of Wahikuli;
10. 111° 15´ 513.2 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Area 70.7 Acres.

Part 3
In Kahoma Valley

Beginning at the northeast corner of Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 1001 to Keaweluaole, at a point whose co-ordinates referred to the Laina Triangulation Station are 268.9 feet north and 4606.5 feet east, and running by true azimuths:

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1. 44° 00´ 62 feet along Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 1001 to Keaweluaole in Paunau;
2. 70° 00´ 110 feet along same to edge of stream;
3. Northwesterly along the Kahoma Stream, the direct azimuth and distance being 111° 31´ 407 feet;
4. 251° 10' 80 feet along Kuholilea 4, Apana 26, of Land Commission Award 8559B to W.C. Lunalilo;
5. 279° 00´ 137 feet along Apana 2 of Land Commission Award 10431 to Hipoa in Kuholilea 4;
6. 272° 00´ 89 feet along same;
7. 284° 25´ 113.3 feet along same;
8. 277° 00´ 50 feet along same;
9. 324° 00´ 44 feet along same;
10. 268° 00´ 40 feet along same to the point of beginning.
Area 1.00 Acres, a little more or less.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand at Wailuku, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, this 30th day of June, 1927.
Daniel H. Case, Commissioner of Boundaries of the Second Judicial Circuit´
Territory of Hawaii.

One day´s work at $10.00, $10.00; Five certificates at $2.00 each,10.00;
Interpreter, 1.00; Postage – approximately .50; Clerical work - mailing notices, etc., 2.00; 10 folios of descriptive matter at 50c per folio 5.00;
22 folios of record and proceedings at 25c per folio, 5.50; [Total] $34.00

[No. 226, Kahua 1 Ahupuaa (Portions), Lahaina District, Island of Maui, Boundary Commission, Lot 1, 12.38 acres, Lot 2, 5.4 acres; 1927]